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Table 1 Demographics of survey respondents

From: Surgical intensive care unit clinician estimates of the adequacy of communication regarding patient prognosis

Surgeons
(n= 20)
ICU physicians and NPs (n= 41) ICU staff nurses
(n= 40)
Rank Number (%) Rank Number (%) SICU affiliation Number (%)
Attending surgeon 6 (30) Attending intensivist 17 (41.5) Cardiac SICU 15 (37.5)
Surgeon and ICU attending 1 (5) Nurse practitioner 4 (9.8) Trauma, transplant, vascular SICU 8 (20)
Fellow 2 (10) Fellow 1 (2.4) General SICU 17 (42.5)
Chief of resident service or senior resident 7 (35) Resident 19 (46.3)   
Junior resident or intern 4 (20)     
  1. ICU, intensive care unit; NP, nurse practitioners; SICU, surgical intensive care unit.